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    • South Haven - Corner of Center Street and Phoenix Road

    • From back of photo: "First State Bank and Reid's Hotel. Hotel was built in 1892 as the 'Columbus,' became the 'El Erding,' 'The Johnston,' the 'Reid,' then the 'York.' Torn down for bank parking in the 1960's."
    • South Haven (Mich.); Van Buren County (Mich.); Center Street (South Haven, Mich.); Phoenix Road (South Haven, Mich.); banks; street scenes; automobiles;
    • MS 22:  Civil War diary of Cyrus Bacon  1861-1863 Diary of Cyrus Bacon

    • 1861-1863 diary of Cyrus Bacon. In this diary, Bacon describes daily life in the Seventh Michigan Infantry. He gives vivid accounts of Yorktown, Fair Oaks, White Oak Swamp, Antietam, and Gettysburg.
    • American Civil War; Bacon, Cyrus; Cyrus Bacon; Seventh Michigan Infantry; 7th Michigan Infantry; Assistant Surgeon; Commissioned Officer; Yorktown (Va.); Battle of Yorktown; Seven Days Campaign; Seven Days' Battles, Va., 1862; Battle of Fair Oaks;...
    • Lansing - Northeast corner of Michigan Avenue and Grand Avenue

    • Black and white photograph from 1885 of the northeast corner of Michigan Avenue and Grand Avenue, with a group of men standing on the corner, in Lansing, Michigan.
    • Lansing (Mich.); Ingham County (Mich.); Michigan Avenue (Lansing, Mich.); Grand Avenue (Lansing, Mich.); street scenes; people; carriages and coaches
    • Detroit - "Corner of Woodward Avenue and Michigan Avenue, Detroit, Mich."

    • Color postcard from circa 1907-1910 showing the intersection of Woodward and Michigan Avenues, looking north from Campus Martius in Detroit, Michigan. The tall building on the corner is the Majestic Building, built in 1896 by Daniel Burnham. On the...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Woodward Avenue; Michigan Avenue (Detroit, Mich.); Majestic Building (Detroit, Mich.); Old Detroit Opera House (Detroit, Mich.); Merrill Fountain (Detroit, Mich.); Burnham, Daniel Hudson, 1846-1912;...
    • Lansing - Elks Carnival on corner of Washington and Ottawa

    • Black and white photograph from 1902 of crowds gathered at the Elks Carnival being held at the corner of Washington Avenue and Ottawa Street in Lansing, Michigan.
    • Lansing (Mich.); Ingham County (Mich.); Washington Avenue (Lansing, Mich.); Ottawa Street (Lansing, Mich.); crowds; street scenes; festivals; people; carriages and coaches; bicycles;
    • MS 62-52: Douwe B. Yntema Collection  1863-03-23 Letter from Leonard G. Loomis

    • Letter from Leonard G. Loomis to Elizabeth Abbott dated March 23, 1863. In this letter, he describes the status of his regiment, reports and rumors of the Union Army, his role in the Provost Guard, his relationship with Elizabeth, and the status...
    • American Civil War; Loomis, Leonard G.; Leonard G. Loomis; Abbott (Loomis), Elizabeth; Elizabeth (Loomis) Abbott; Forty-Second Ohio Infantry; 42nd Ohio Infantry; Miliken's Bend (Miss.); Vicksburg (Miss.); Siege of Vicksburg; Union Army; regimental...
    • MS 70-57: W. R. Fudge Collection  1861-1863 Diary of James W. Hoffman Transcript

    • 1861-1863 Diary transcript of James W. Hoffman. In this diary, he discusses joining his regiment, riding on the railroad, soldier life, picket duty, dress parades, illnesses, riding a steamboat, his horse, skirmishes, visiting locals, African...
    • American Civil War; Hoffman, James W.; James W. Hoffman; 3rd Michigan Cavalry; Third Michigan Cavalry; enlistment; railroad; soldier life; picket duty; dress parade; illness; health; steamer; horse; skirmish; civilians; African Americans; slavery;...
    • MS 62-52: Douwe B. Yntema Collection  1863-12-10 Letter from Leonard G. Loomis

    • Letter from Leonard G. Loomis to Elizabeth Abbott dated December 10, 1863. In this letter, he relates his opinions on education, churches in the area, weather, the cost of food, and John Hunt Morgan's escape from the Ohio Penitentiary.
    • American Civil War; Loomis, Leonard G.; Leonard G. Loomis; Abbott (Loomis), Elizabeth; Elizabeth (Loomis) Abbott; Forty-Second Ohio Infantry; 42nd Ohio Infantry; Plaquemines Parish (La.); education; Provost Guard; religion; weather; food; finances;...
    • Portland - "Busy Corner, Portland, Mich."

    • Black and white postcard from circa 1908-1909 showing the corner of Kent Street and Bridge Street, looking east down Kent Street in Portland, Michigan
    • Portland (Mich.); Ionia County (Mich.); Kent Street (Portland, Mich.); street scenes; storefronts; postcards
    • MS 62-52: Douwe B. Yntema Collection  1862-10-06 Letter from Leonard G. Loomis

    • Letter from Leonard G. Loomis to Elizabeth Abbott dated October 6, 1862. In this letter, he describes the status of his regiment as they moved through enemy territory in the Cumberland Gap and traveled back to Ohio.
    • American Civil War; Loomis, Leonard G.; Leonard G. Loomis; Abbott (Loomis), Elizabeth; Elizabeth (Loomis) Abbott; Forty-Second Ohio Infantry; 42nd Ohio Infantry; Ohio River (Ohio); Little Sandy River (Ky.); Ohio; Kentucky; Cumberland Mountains;...
    • Sault Sainte Marie - "Both Locks, From Northwest Corner"

    • Color postcard from 1930 showing ships moving through the Soo Locks in Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan. The postcard is part of a Sault Sainte Marie souvenir postcard booklet. The Soo Locks, located on St. Marys River between the United States and...
    • Sault Sainte Marie (Mich.); Chippewa County (Mich.); Soo Locks; ships; boats; locks; St. Marys River; canals; postcards; shipping industry; transportation
    • Grand Rapids - Corner of Wilson Street

    • Black and white stereograph of the corner of Wilson Street, showing the telegraph office, in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
    • Grand Rapids (Mich.); Kent County (Mich.); Wilson Street (Grand Rapids, Mich.); storefronts; street scenes; stereographs

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